Maturing Service Provider Market Now Requires Higher Quality Standards; SWsoft the First to be Awarded ISO 9001:2000 Certification

October 12, 2004

Process for Creating Automation and Virtualization Products Recognized for Utilizing Leading Global Software Development Standards

Herndon, VA — October 12, 2004 – Today, SWsoft, the established leader in hosting automation and server virtualization software, announced that ISO, an international standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), has recognized SWsoft with its ISO 9001:2000 certification. ISO is a coveted worldwide standard and is used in numerous industries to ensure the highest levels of product and service quality.

“We are pleased to be the first automation and virtualization software company whose process has been standardized to ensure the delivery of class-leading products to the enterprise, Telco/ISP and hosting markets,” said Kurt Daniel, director of marketing, SWsoft. “Achieving ISO 9001 certification recognizes SWsoft’s unwavering commitment to developing quality solutions that go above and beyond our customers’ growing requirements by conforming to globally accepted standards.”

SWsoft Raises the Standard for Service Provider Software
The ISO 9001:2000 certification focuses on quality management in business orientation and customer service. Doing business with an ISO certified company ensures that internal quality systems are in place to consistently produce and improve performance by analyzing the processes and integrating customer feedback.

SWsoft consistently delivers the highest caliber solutions through rigorous development, testing, beta programs and ongoing improvement of its PEM, Virtuozzo, HSPcomplete and Plesk solutions.

About the ISO 9000 Certification
The ISO 9000 family of standards represents an international consensus on good management practices with the aim of ensuring that an organization delivers products that meet or exceed customers' quality requirements. ISO 9001 outlines the requirements for an organization whose business processes range from design and development to production, installation and servicing. ISO is a network of national standards institutes from more than 140 countries working in partnership with international organizations, governments, industry, business and consumer representatives.

About SWsoft
SWsoft is the recognized leader in automation and server virtualization software for hosting service companies, communications providers, and enterprises. The company powers more than 70,000 servers for customers in over 100 countries. SWsoft's products deliver industry-leading performance, stability and manageability for its customers to increase utilization of their limited IT resources. Headquartered in Herndon, VA, with offices around the world; SWsoft is a privately held, profitable company, offering comprehensive solutions including: Plesk, Virtuozzo, PEM, HSPcomplete, and Confixx. For more information about SWsoft, visit

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